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August 2018

Sandhills Geology with Bob Ganis

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Weymouth Woods (Sandhills Nature Preserve) located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines will host a special presentation Sandhills Geology with Bob Ganis on Sunday, August 26 at 3 pm. He will discuss everything from the ancient bedrock to the origin of the Sandhills, and reveal some local fossil findings! This program is free and open to the public.

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Geology & Fossils of the Sandhills

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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The Sandhills Natural History Society will meet Monday, August 27, at 7pm at Weymouth Woods Auditorium, 1024 Ft. Bragg Rd., Southern Pines, NC. Local Geologist Bob Ganis will present, 'Geology & Fossils of the Sandhills'. VISITORS WELCOME! Call 910-692-2167 for more information or visit online at www.sandhillsnature.org.

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September 2018

Cruisin’ for Caterpillars

September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Weymouth Woods (Sandhills Nature Preserve) located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines will host Cruisin’ for Caterpillars on Sunday, September 2 at 3 pm. Join a Park Ranger at the visitor’s center for a brief talk and a short walk through the park. We will talk about basic life cycles of butterflies and moths and concentrate on the larval life stage, a caterpillar. These insects come in bright colors, some have horns, some mimic other animals, and some…

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Women Build Empowerment Brunch

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Forrest Creek Golf Club, 200 Meyer Farm Dr
Pinehurst, NC 28374 United States
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Habitat for Humanity of the Sandhills will host a “Women Build Empowerment Brunch” on Thursday, September 6 at 11 am at the Forest Creek Golf Club in Pinehurst. Celebrate the power of women and be inspired by a panel of experts sharing their success stories. Tickets are available online at sandhills women build dot org and start at $50. For more information call the Habitat Office at 910-295-1934.

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The Flatwood Festival

September 7 - September 8

The Tri-County Ruritan Club presents The Flatwood Festival on Friday and Saturday, September 7th and 8th. Auctions, a parade, live music and more. Learn more at flatwoodsfestival.com.

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Community-Wide Picnic

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lemon Springs Baptist Church, 576 Sanders Road
Lemon Springs, NC United States
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The Lemon Springs Baptist Church is hosting a community-wide picnic at the church on Saturday, September 8, from 1:00-5:00pm. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy gospel and bluegrass music, children’s activities, and more. No rain date scheduled. The church is located at the 576 Sanders Road, Lemon Springs, NC.

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Grandparent’s Day-Family Tree Kite

September 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Weymouth Woods (Sandhills Nature Preserve) located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines will host Grandparent’s Day-Family Tree Kite event on Sunday, September 9th at 3 pm. Grandparents bring your grandchildren to the meadow behind the Weymouth Center for an afternoon “Family Tree” kite building activity. Materials will be provided and there is plenty of room to try out the new kites. This program is free and open to the public.

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Sandhills Detachment of the Marine Corps League Monthly Meeting

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Sandhills Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold their monthly meeting on September 12th at 7:30 PM at the John Boyd VFW Post at 615 South Page Street in Southern Pines.  All Marines who have honorably served in the U.S. Marine Corps are invited to come and learn more about the unit and the services they provide to our community, especially helping fellow Marines in need.  Boles Funeral Home will present a program on final resting options and services available…

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Bazaar and Food Fair

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Grays Chapel United Methodist Women will have their annual Bazaar and Food Fair on Saturday, September 15, from 9 to noon. The Church is located at the intersection of Hwy. 22 and Old Liberty Road in Franklinville. A handmade quilt will be raffled at noon. All are welcome to come and enjoy the breakfast biscuits or hot dogs for lunch, purchase some holiday gifts and enjoy the fellowship.

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Wildflower Walk Sunday

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Weymouth Woods (Sandhills Nature Preserve) located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines will host a Wildflower Walk Sunday, September 16 at 3 pm. Come find out what’s blooming this time of year on a 1.5-mile walk with a park ranger. Bring water and wear comfortable shoes. This program is free and open to the public.

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Sandhills Quilters Guild Quilt Show

September 21 @ 10:00 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm

The Sandhills Quilters Guild Quilt Show is September 21 & 22 from 10 AM - 5 PM on both days at Historic Pinehurst Fair Barn on Hwy 5, Pinehurst, NC. Ample parking and easy accessibility.  Admission: $7, children 6 and under free with an accompanying adult.  Over 160 beautiful quilts, numerous vendors, guild boutique, donation quilt, raffle baskets and silent auction of small quilts, certified quilt appraisals by appointment, call 910-245-7267 to reserve a time, food truck on site.  Co-sponsored by…

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Artisans, Crafters, and Vintage Market

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Artisans, Crafters, and Vintage Market Festival is Saturday, September 22nd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 301 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Lillington.  Free admission.  Unique handcrafted treasures by talented artisans and crafters.  Vintage and repurposed pieces. Food trucks.  This is a benefit fundraiser for HAWC to support spay/nueter in Harnett County.  For more information, click here or call 910-808-1550.

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My Favorite Fish

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Weymouth Woods (Sandhills Nature Preserve) located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines will host “My Favorite Fish” on Sunday, September 23 at 3 pm. Year of the Fish is winding down for North Carolina State Parks! While there are not a great amount of fish in Weymouth Woods, the diversity across the state is tremendous. Join a ranger as he talks about some of his favorites (favorite to catch, favorite to eat, favorite to see), and all the…

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Pumpkin Festival

September 29 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

The South Chatham Ruritan Club will host a Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30 from 10 am to 5 pm at Harts Farm, located at 885 Meronies Church Road in Bear Creek. On Saturday enjoy bluegrass music, children’s activities, a tractor pull, and more. On Sunday, Gospel music, a lawn tractor pull, and more. Admission is $6. Children 4 and under – free. For more info call Peggie Hart at 919-548-2532.

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Unwinding the Web Sunday

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weymouth Woods, 1024 Ft. Bragg Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387 United States
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Weymouth Woods (Sandhills Nature Preserve) located at 1024 Fort Bragg Road in Southern Pines will host Unwinding the Web Sunday, September 30 at 3 pm. Spiders are probably one of the most feared and misunderstood critters in the natural world. Let’s unwind some of that confusion with a 1-mile hike where we’ll weave through different activities along the trail that will help us dispel myths and learn some cool spider facts. This program is suitable for all ages and for…

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October 2018

Chicken Tender & BBQ Plate Fundraiser

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Grace Christian School and Child Development Center in Sanford is hosting a Chicken Tender & BBQ Plate Fundraiser on Friday, October 5th from 11 am to 2 pm. Plates cost $8 and come with Chicken Tenders AND BBQ, Baked Beans, Slaw, Roll and Dessert. Order online at GraceChristianSanford.com under the Fall Festival Tab or by call 919-774-4553. Free Delivery for orders of 10 or more plates.

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Fall Festival

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Grace Christian School and Child Development Center in Sanford will host the annual fall festival on Friday, October 5th from 5 to 8 pm. Food, Bounce House, Obstacle Course, Dunk Tank, Jousting, Face Paint, Carnival Games, and a Silent Auction. For more info or to purchase discounted wristbands visit us online at Grace Christian Sanford dot com under the Fall Festival Tab.

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Chili Lunch and Poker Run

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Back Country Horsemen of Uwharrie will host a Chili Lunch and Poker Run on Saturday, October 6th beginning at 10:30 AM. The lunch includes Chili, crackers, cheese, beverages and dessert for just $5 and the poker run costs $10. Meet at Site #19 at Canebrake Horse Camp in Uwharrie National Forest off McLean’s Creek Road. For more information, contact Pat Willett at 910-690-7500.

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Hot Dog Plate Sale and Sweets

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Sisterhood of Stone Chapel will be having a sweets and a hot dog plate sale on Saturday, October 6, starting at 11 am. Cakes, cookies, pies, funnel cakes, and homemade ice cream will be for sale. Hot dog plates will be sold for $7 each and will include 2 beef hot dogs, French fries, baked beans, drink and dessert. The church is located at 2236 Hwy 15-501 N in Carthage.

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Buffalo Presbyterian Church Fall Bazaar

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Buffalo Presbyterian Church in Sanford will host its annual Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 13th from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. We will have ham and sausage biscuits, cakes, pies and more. There will also be crafts, canned goods, cookbooks, autumn flowers, and more. Raffle Tickets for a Gas Grill, Davidson's steaks Gift Card for two, tickets to the Temple Theater, and many other wonderful prizes will also be available.

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